(OTCBB:FVSN) announces a strategic alliance between its new B2B e-commerce site,, and Chef, an online resource for professional culinary knowledge and connections in the industry.

With the addition of Chef to Gate2Plate's list of alliances and strategic partners, Independent Restaurant Operators visiting will have access to professional conversion software that will calculate how much food to buy or cost out based on amounts you need to serve or use in recipes.

"Aligning with Chef Desk adds many new resources to our site. We are committed to bringing our customers the most thorough and complete site for all their restaurant needs," said Paul R. Smith, CEO

Chef Desk's website also offers products such as The Book of Yields, Foodservice Management Guides, books for the Food Service Professional and daily Food News articles.

About Chef Desk,, publishes "The Book of Yields", a Windows-based Food Measurement Conversion program that calculates how much food to buy or cost out based on amounts you need to serve or use in recipes. It converts volumes to weights, trimmed and/or cooked foods to raw and does metric conversions as well.

The Book of Yields is also available in print and is used at America's leading Culinary / Hospitality schools to teach costing and purchasing.

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www.Gate2Plate is a "B2B e-commerce marketplace for the independent restaurant operator in North America." The site provides all the information an independent restaurant operator needs to effectively operate their business and the opportunity to save money through participating in an extensive e-commerce marketplace. (OTCBB:FVSN), launched in November 1999, is the Internets one-stop food portal where consumers and food professional can satisfy all of their food needs without leaving the site. The site is targeted to the general public interested in all related food topics and food service professionals interested in all food business related issues. includes hot topics, recipes of the day and week; restaurant reviews, creating interesting menus, restaurant design and financing, cooking schools etc., Inc., is a food-specific Internet information provider and Portal Company that integrates traditional business systems in food and beverage operations with leading-edge technologies in Internet systems. The linking of substantial expertise in food establishment operations and state-of-the-art Internet business provides the shareholders and partners of with a solid financial base and the exciting growth potential. can be found at

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